Polymorphic microsatellite loci and interspecific cross-amplification in the New Zealand endemic gecko species Hoplodactylus duvaucelii and Hoplodactylus maculatus

Cheeho Wong, Dianne Gleeson, Robyn Howitt, Manuela Barry, Dianne Brunton, Weihong Ji

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    Abstract

    Eleven polymorphic microsatellite loci were obtained from Hoplodactylus duvaucelii using highthroughput genomic sequencing technology. Loci isolated from H. duvaucelii showed extensive cross-amplification for H. maculatus, resulting in six polymorphic loci for H. duvaucelii and 10 for H. maculatus. Genetic diversity was assessed in 34 individuals of H. duvaucelii from Korapuki Island, and 20 individuals of H. maculatus from Kapiti Island.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)331-333
    Number of pages3
    JournalConservation Genetics Resources
    Volume3
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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